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The story of the fugitive homeless man who turned himself in after 29 years on the run

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Six weeks before Darko “Dougie” Desic handed himself in to Dee Why police, he shared his dilemma with one of the few mates he trusted in his adopted homeland. The 64-year-old had spent 29 years on the run after one of...

Eat the rich! Why millennials and generation Z have turned their backs on capitalism

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The young are hungry and the rich are on the menu. This delicacy first appeared in the 18th century, when the philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau supposedly declared: “When the people shall have no more to eat, they wil...

The Wonderful: Stories from the Space Station review – awe generators turned up to 11

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With such strong base-level material, you could hardly go wrong, and so it proves with this history of the International Space Station, which has been orbiting the Earth 250 miles up since 1998. This is very much the ...

‘Chaotic’ UK response criticised as Afghan babies wait for milk and donations turned away

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The government’s response towards families evacuated from Afghanistan to Britain has been “chaotic and uncoordinated”, hampering volunteers’ efforts to help, charities have said. One hotel where 50 babies were in qua...

World’s biggest machine capturing carbon from air turned on in Iceland

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The world’s largest plant designed to suck carbon dioxide out of the air and turn it into rock started has running, the companies behind the project said on Wednesday. The plant, named Orca after the Icelandic word “o...

‘Unreal’: Samaritans volunteer has life turned around by six-figure book deal

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A man living below the poverty line, helping others as a volunteer with the Samaritans, who self-published a book after literary agents showed no interest in his earlier work has had his book snapped up in a six-figur...

Has Doctor Strange turned evil in Spider-Man: No Way Home?

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Disney+’s animated What If …? series might at first glance seem like something of a work of superhero whimsy, a place for Marvel’s animators to realise wacky ideas that would never make it into the Marvel Cinematic Un...

Another Afghan tragedy: turned away at Kabul airport gate for the sake of £65

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My son-in-law has a charity that helps with the education of girls in Afghanistan, and we have spent the last 10 days working to get some of our workers who would be at extreme danger from the Taliban out of the count...

The Nobodies review – an old-fashioned heist movie turned play

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Writer Amy Guyler has deftly constructed an intricate play about three working-class friends, the self-named Nobodies, who scheme to save a local hospital – and almost accidentally incite a revolution. It’s essentiall...

Brazilian singer turned congresswoman held over husband’s murder

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The Brazilian gospel star turned congresswoman accused of masterminding the murder of her preacher husband has been arrested after she was expelled from congress earlier this week. Flordelis dos Santos de Souza, an ev...

‘World turned upside down’: therapy dog stolen from boy, five

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When five-year-old Oscar was introduced to his puppy, Elvis, his life changed. Oscar is on the autistic spectrum and had previously struggled to maintain friendships but his cockapoo therapy dog filled that gap, dicho ...

Government refuses to reveal how many times contact tracing turned off on Covid app

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Sajid Javid’s health department has refused to reveal how many people have turned off contact tracing on the Covid app. The government admitted it knew the number, but refused to publish it – prompting speculation min...

Republicans treated Covid like a bioweapon. Then it turned against them

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Some of the most powerful conservatives in the United States have, since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, chosen to sow disinformation along with mockery and distrust of proven methods of combating the disease,...

‘I am still waiting’: some Australians turned away from getting Covid vaccine because of register errors

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Incorrect or missing records on the national immunisation register are causing some people to be turned away from getting a Covid-19 vaccine in locked-down Sydney, while others are being wrongly recorded as receiving ...

Thailand: Bangkok warehouse turned into 1,800-bed hospital as Covid crisis worsens

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A cargo warehouse at Bangkok’s Don Muang Airport has been turned into an 1,800-bed field hospital, as the country struggles with its most severe outbreak since the start of the pandemic. Hospitals in the capital Bangk...

Tom Daley: last Olympic chance for teenage sensation turned crocheter

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Tom Daley was only 13 the first time I interviewed him in April 2008. “He is small and smiley,” I wrote, “with flashing braces on his teeth and an engaging way of setting you at ease within minutes of meeting him. Él ...

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